(v. t.) To pound, beat, rub, or grind small or fine.
(v. i.) To utter a loud, harsh cry, as an ass.
(v. i.) To make a harsh, grating, or discordant noise.
(v. t.) To make or utter with a loud, discordant, or harsh and grating sound.
(n.) The harsh cry of an ass; also, any harsh, grating, or discordant sound.
(n.) A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling.
(1) It would strike a blow against its excessively adversarial ways of working, the two sides of a divided house braying at each other across the floor.
(2) This is a gladiatorial display – that is what people go to see.” Bray added: “The popular knee-jerk reaction will be we should ban airshows, but it’s very rare for such a crash to take place.
(3) Indeed watching the prime minister singling out unemployed youngsters for uniquely punitive measures while pretending it is for their own good, cheered on by a gang of braying chums, it looks less like the behaviour of a national statesman and more like the petty vindictiveness of a schoolyard bully.
(4) Bray and other Carrier workers said that their union, the United Steelworkers, had repeatedly reached out to Pence in the weeks after the closings were announced and that he hadn’t responded to the union and had not helped at all.
(5) The objective of this study was to test the application of the system which incorporated the Bray concept to PVI measures in head injured patients.
(6) The computer incorporated the Bray concept for PVI estimation.
(7) Earlier he was seen leaving his riverside home in Bray, Berkshire, by boat.
(8) Rules like – for example – "no applause" have led to baying and braying to produce the same effect.
(9) Angie Bray, a loyalist who had threatened to resign as ministerial aide to the shadow cabinet office minister Francis Maude, was highly critical of the Lib Dems.
(10) The studies by Wever and Bray, as well as, Ruben's team of Baltimore underline the significance of potentials expressing electrical activity of cochlea and acoustic nerve fibres.
(11) Oxfam spokesman Ian Bray said the shortfall reflected the incipient nature of the crisis, adding that people and governments tend to respond more decisively after the event.
(12) On the way you could stop off at the seaside town of Bray (Dart train from Dublin Connolly, €6.85 return) as we did, then jump on a bus to Enniskerry (€2.70) and walk up to Powerscourt House.
(13) And anyway, I’d suffer many a braying account manager (and a truly terrifyingly fast lift) for that view: breathtaking at any time of day, but taking on a particular drama at sunset and sunrise when London’s skyline is framed by horizontal rays.
(14) The idea of England and Wales as some monochrome expanse, full of nostalgia and nastiness, is serially wrecked Looking back at the very real woes that preceded the party’s breakthrough, there seems to be some implicit suggestion that a huge crowd of true believers always knew things were on track but could not be heard above the hostile braying.
(15) Photograph: United Steel Workers “Trump talks a big game about Carrier, but I don’t support him,” said TJ Bray, an assembly line worker for 14 years at Carrier’s furnace factory here.
(16) According to David Bray, author of Social Space and Governance in Urban China , not only did the walled city “embody a complex array of cosmologically determined symbolic spaces, designed to reinforce the might of the emperor and his government, but also, in its simple grid design it provided the template for the ordering of everyday social life.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest Night view of Changan Avenue, the 10-lane thoroughfare which slices east-west through the city.
(17) "If I were leader, I would breed sharks with lasers for eyes that play soccer," brays Bruce Cooper.
(18) It’s designed to mitigate traffic generation from new development,” says Bray.
(19) "It's important the international community gets together and starts pledging money for this crisis," added Bray.
(20) Data is also presented which indicates that liquid scintillation counting could be carried out by placing cut-off Ausria-125 test tubes in counting vials containing 10 ml of either Brays, Unogel, or Instagel solutions.
(v. t.) To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
(v. t.) To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.
(v. i.) To strike heavy blows; to beat.
(v. i.) To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.
(n.) An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
(n.) A level stretch in a canal between locks.
(n.) A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
(v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
(pl. ) of Pound
(n.) A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
(n.) A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $4.86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.
(1) Stringer, a Vietnam war veteran who was knighted in 1999, is already inside the corporation, if only for a few months, after he was appointed as one of its non-executive directors to toughen up the BBC's governance following a string of scandals, from the Jimmy Savile abuse to multimillion-pound executive payoffs.
(2) Any MP who claims this is not statutory regulation is a liar, and should be forced to retract and apologise, or face a million pound fine.
(3) It would cost their own businesses hundreds of millions of pounds in transaction costs, it would blow a massive hole in their balance of payments, it would leave them having to pick up the entirety of UK debt.
(4) "It will mean root-and-branch change for our banks if we are to deliver real change for Britain, if we are to rebuild our economy so it works for working people, and if we are to restore trust in a sector of our economy worth billions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of jobs to our country."
(5) The cull in 2013 required a policing effort costing millions of pounds and pulling in officers from many different forces.
(6) Each malnourished child was given 1 pound of dried skimmed milk (DSM) per week.
(7) The pound was also down more than 1% against the US dollar to $1.2835, not far off a 31-year low hit in the wake of June’s shock referendum result.
(8) I paid 200,000 Syrian pounds (£695) to leave Syria.
(9) "A pound spent in Croydon is of far more value to the country than a pound spent in Strathclyde," Johnson told the Huffington Post in an extraordinary interview this weekend.
(10) We continue to offer customers a great range of beer, lager and cider.” Heineken’s bid to raise prices for its products in supermarkets comes just a few months after it put 6p on a pint in pubs , a decision it blamed on the weak pound.
(11) Sir Ken Morrison, supermarkets Jersey trusts protect the billion-pound wealth of the 83-year-old Bradford-born Morrisons supermarket founder and a large number of his family members.
(12) "If we are going to turn our economy around, protect our NHS and build a stronger country, we will have to be laser-focused on how we spend every pound," he will say.
(13) From Tuesday, the Neckarsulm-based grocer will be the official supplier of water, fish, fruit and vegetables for Roy Hodgson’s boys under a multimillion-pound three-year deal with the Football Association.
(14) Hunt’s comments were, in many senses, a restatement of traditional, economically liberal ideas on relationships between doing wage work and poverty relief, mirroring, for example, arguments of the 1834 poor law commissioners, which suggested wage supplements diminished the skills, honesty and diligence of the labourer, and the more recent claim of Iain Duncan Smith’s Centre for Social Justice that the earned pound was “superior” to that received in benefits.
(15) Detailed analysis of the resources used revealed that the mean cost to the NHS of each case of NSAP was 807 pounds, the bulk of which was attributable to the hospital stay.
(16) Current obstetric recommendations call for 22-27 pound weight gain.
(17) She also complained of occasional night sweats, a 6-pound weight loss, vaginal discharge, and a low-grade fever for 6 weeks prior to admission.
(18) Correcting all this would cost hundreds of millions of pounds, a sum which councils and other housing providers simply cannot afford, they say.
(19) A total weight gain of 22 to 26 pounds is recommended, with the pattern of weight gain being more important than the total amount.
(20) Labour is exploring radical plans to give local councils and new regional bodies a central role in shaping the way billions of pounds of welfare funding is spent in order to bring down the benefits bill.